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8th February 2018

Global Challenges Research Fund workshop on production, management and use of food composition to support AFROFOODS

The Quadram Institute, in partnership with other leading organisations, has organised a workshop to help researchers from across Africa exploit food composition data, improving local nutrition policies and public health advice. The workshop, which is being hosted by the new confirmed African Research University...


7th February 2018

NIHR HPRU Annual Scientific Meeting – 7-8 March 2018

The NIHR HPRU in Gastrointestinal Infections is exploring the distribution of diarrhoeal diseases in the population, establishing for whom the disease burden is greatest and why. Deploying novel technologies and developing and applying new methodology for investigating outbreaks and detecting pathogens in the environment....

Targeting cancer

4th February 2018

World Cancer Day

Part of the Quadram Institute’s mission is to understand how diet and gut health relate to cancer, and other chronic conditions. With a better understanding of the complex interactions between diet, the gut microbiome, genetics and physiology we can provide better dietary advice, improved...

Predicted protein structure of novel botulinum neurotoxin eBonT/J

12th January 2018

Discovery of a new source of world’s deadliest toxin

Researchers from the Quadram Institute have identified genes encoding a previously undiscovered version of the botulinum neurotoxin in bacteria from a cow’s gut. This is the first time that an intact cluster of genes for making botulinum neurotoxin have been found outside of the...


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